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Delays Push Back Deadline for Christie’s Appraisal of the Detroit Institute of Arts Collection

by Corinna Kirsch on November 22, 2013
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The wait continues for the Detroit Institute of Arts. As early as June of this year, Christie’s auction house was hired—for $200,000—to evaluate the monetary value of works in the museum’s collection. Though the procedure was meant to be wrapped up by October or November, the finalization of the auction house’s report will not be released until mid-December. According to the Detroit Free Press, the auction house has two more visits scheduled at the museum, on December 9 and 10.

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Free Cooper Union Releases Previously Classified Board Documents

by Corinna Kirsch on November 19, 2013
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Free Cooper Union is going all Wikileaks on Cooper Union’s board.

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The New Museum Relaunches Documentary Sources In Contemporary Art

by Corinna Kirsch on November 13, 2013
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In 2014, the New Museum will gift the world with one book. Just one? Yes, but it should be an important one.

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Halloween’s Hangover Link: Ryan Trecartin’s New Video

by Whitney Kimball on November 1, 2013
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If you want to immerse fully in your Halloween hangover, then take an hour to watch Ryan Trecartin’s new video “Center Jenny”; or Ryan Trecartin and friends go to college.

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The Jewish Museum Got a Time Machine: First Visitor, Sigmund Freud

by Corinna Kirsch on October 30, 2013
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Looks like someone gave The Jewish Museum keys to a time machine. Come this winter, the museum’s public programs will include speakers such as the very dead Sigmund Freud, Franz Kafka, and Albert Einstein.

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People Controlling People: Art Review’s Power 100 List Is Out

by Whitney Kimball and Will Brand on October 24, 2013
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Today, Art Review releases its annual Power 100 list, a ranked list of the contemporary art world’s figures with the most “power,” a word defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as “the ability or right to control people or things.”

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The Lower East Side Gets Another New Gallery, Julie Meneret Contemporary Art

by Corinna Kirsch on October 16, 2013
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Always on the move, galleries in the Lower East Side continue to play musical chairs. The latest in the shuffle is taking place at 133 Orchard Street, formerly home to On Stellar Rays. Brand new gallery Julie Meneret Contemporary Art will officially take over the storefront space with its first exhibition this November.

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Detroit May Have a Better Plan for DIA

by Whitney Kimball on October 14, 2013
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There may be a bargain for Detroit’s bankruptcy, which doesn’t involve selling DIA down the river.

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3rd Ward: Still Closing Up Shop, Though Some Artists May Stay Put

by Corinna Kirsch on October 11, 2013
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As we reported earlier this week, 3rd Ward will be closing due to financial troubles, effective nearly immediately. That’s the bad news. Since the story broke, though, there’s been some hopeful updates for those artists wanting to stay put in their studios, on their own.

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